Ernest Hemingway Takes a Break from WWII — Summer 1944

“ Everything started off well enough. Liebling, who was something of a gourmet, was put in charge of the cuisine, with Hemingway choosing the daily wines from Madame Chevalier’s extensive cellar…”

The place Hemingway chose was the Hôtel de la Mère Poularde, at Mont-St Michel — just a few miles to the east of St Malo — which sits on the hilltop of a peninsular that is cut…

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